4th International Conference on Neurology and Brain Disorders

September 09-11, 2021

September 09 -11, 2021 | Virtual Event
INBC 2017

Barbara R. Cardoso

Speaker at International Conference on Neurology and Brain Disorders 2017 - Barbara R. Cardoso
Barbara R. Cardoso
University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

Biography:

Dr Barbara Rita Cardoso received her BS as a nutritionist for the Federal University of Santa Catarina (Brazil). She has Master’s degree in Human Applied Nutrition and finished her Ph.D in Food Science Program at the University of São Paulo (Brazil). Since 2007 she has been studying the association between selenium and Alzheimer’s disease, and in 2014 obtained a fellowship to work at Florey Institute of Neuroscience (Melbourne – Australia) for further researching the association between selenium status and cognition in The Australian Imaging, Biomarker & Lifestyle Flagship Study of Ageing (AIBL) study, which has the purpose to discover which biomarkers, cognitive characteristics, and health and lifestyle factors determine subsequent development of symptomatic AD. She is currently postdoctoral research scientist at the Nutrition-Minerals Lab at the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Science – University of Sao Paulo (Brazil) and seeks the effects of selenium status and intake on cognition

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